11 Must List Wedding Essentials You Should Prepare

Planning your own wedding can be both a fun and a nerve-racking task, especially when you’re not sure where to begin. So we have here a list of 11 wedding essentials you must never miss:

Wedding Essentials - wedding theme - top image

1. Your Wedding Theme
A wedding theme can be the smartest and easiest way to begin the plans for your big day. For starters, look for a color palette or a creative theme that you and your partner both prefer and stick to it. Put in mind that your theme will say a lot about your wedding taste and style, so make sure you choose one that defines you as a couple. This wedding app can help you decide with your theme.

Wedding Essentials - wedding guests

2. Wedding guests
Determine the estimated number of people you want to invite. While writing down members of your direct family and soon-to-be in-laws may prove to be the easiest way to start your list, it’s also a great idea to think of the people you want to be there with you on your special day, like friends you can’t imagine going through the wedding without. List them by levels and surely you won’t miss anyone on your wedding day.

Wedding Essentials - wedding reception

3. Wedding reception
Once you’ve decided on a wedding theme and number of guests, all other details such as your reception decors should now come naturally. Look for a wedding reception that can accommodate your party and can also professionally celebrate your big day smoothly. Remember that your reception is where you throw your very first party as a married couple, so choose a venue that you love and of course within your budget.

Wedding Essentials - wedding decor

4. That mesmerizing wedding décor
Your wedding decors may define the vibe of your wedding and are a way for you to show both the groom and bride’s personal preferences and style. Carefully go through everything detail by detail—from the garlands of flowers draped fabulously on the ceilings to the personalized, monogrammed napkins on the reception tables—to make sure nothing is overlooked. Discuss this with the wedding planner and have it listed item by item.

Wedding Essentials - wedding caterer

5. Delectable wedding caterer
Having a wedding means throwing one of the biggest parties of your life. So have a caterer who can not only whip up a delicious menu to blow your guests’ taste buds, find one who can also provide top-notch quality service. Always consider that regardless of how amazing the food was if not served adequately and on time, it may still result in unsatisfied guests. To find these wedding caterers in your area, search through BG Bridal Gallery’s Catering Professionals list.

Wedding Essentials - wedding dress

6. Wedding dress
It’s hard to hear the word “wedding” and not see a vivid image of yourself waltzing in a stunning wedding dress. You always hear “it’s not what you wear, but how you wear it”, still you must also put in mind that the dress still does matter. And whether or not you know the kind of fabric or silhouette you want your dress to be, it’s important that you add your personality to it. You know when you have the right wedding dress when you feel comfortable, happy and it kisses all your curves perfectly. That’s the right dress baby!

Wedding Essentials - wedding rings

7. Wedding rings
Remember the engagement ring you got when he proposed? Remember how it felt like to be the luckiest lady in the world? Well, exchanging rings at the ceremony is a whole lot more than that. Your wedding rings are not only a keepsake for you to give to each other, reminding you each day of the vows you have shared—it’s also a symbol of how you two promised to tie your lives together. Choose the right wedding rings that are comfortable fit and design that you are proud to wear it every second. Check hand-crafted wedding rings here.

Wedding Essentials - wedding cakes

8. That gorgeous wedding cake
A wedding cake is one of the main attractions in most receptions and, although it’s not compulsory, we promise you that having a sweet confectionery on your wedding day is a sure win. Most brides agree that a gorgeous, tiered cake is now considered a staple for a wedding. Take a good measure in deciding the best cake to go for by tasting it first. Make sure your cake design reflect your whole wedding theme as well.

Wedding Essentials - wedding flowers

9. Wedding flowers
We can’t imagine a wedding without those ravishing flowers from your lovely bouquet to the eye-catching centerpieces on the reception tables. Clearly, flowers play a huge role in your venue and reception decors. Choosing the kind and color is not only important but can make or break the results. Our tip is to follow your theme and your personal sense of style and you’ll be set.

Wedding Essentials - wedding favors

10. Wedding favors
One of the best ways to show your gratitude to your family and friends for being there on your wedding day can be expressed through wedding favors. It’s a modest way to make them feel appreciated and important, plus it will serve as a constant reminder to your guests of how fun your wedding was and what a gracious host you have been to them.

Wedding Essentials - wedding videographer

11. Videographer/Photographer
Your wedding is one of the best moments of your life that you never want to forget, and surely you would find yourself wishing you could return to that wonderful day again. And what best way to preserve the magic and memories of your special day than through wedding photos and films. Being able to relive your wedding day over and over is just beyond priceless. Be very particular on the portfolio, equipment and shooters of the team you will be hiring. If you need help in this part, contact NST Pictures to assist you.

Preparing the essentials for your wedding day is one way of making everyone happy. If you need help with wedding planning, we confidently recommend BG Bridal Gallery. Visit them at Unit 312 C2 Bldg. Bonifacio High Street BGC Taguig City and Lower Ground, FLB Corporate Center, Bohol Avenue, Cebu Business Park, Cebu City. They can give you a free wedding consultation with their experienced and reputable wedding planners.